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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A confused struggle; an especially wild fight among many people.

Usage examples (40)
  • A melee broke out in front of the theater before the controversial film started.
  • Gears of War 2 seems to feature more giant enemies specializing in melee, like the Butcher who wields a giant machete.
  • 'Top Model': Casting-call melee (naturally) heads to YouTube
  • Oddly enough, it seemed as though the melee was the strongest weapon in the game. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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